Freight rates remain steady on ample position of trucks
Freight rates for nine-tonne pay load section for Ahmedabad, Indore and Baroda dropped by Rs 1,000 at the local truck transport market in the national capital today following excess availability of trucks amid tight cargo movements.
Transporters said restricted cargo movements against easy availability of trucks in the markets mainly pulled down freight rates for select centres.
Delhi to Ahmedabad and Baroda freight rates declined by Rs 1,000 each to Rs 24,000 and Rs 25,000.
Also, freight rates to Indore and Surat from Delhi fell by Rs 1,000 to Rs 23,000 and Rs 28,000.
Following are today’s freights per 9-tonne load (in Rs): Jaipur 18,000 Hyderabad 58,000 Chandigarh 19,000 Vijayawada 60,000 Ludhiana 21,000 Bengaluru 64,000 Kanpur 22,000 Chennai 69,000 Indore 23,000 Mysore 72,000 Ahmedabad 24,000 Puducherry 74,000 Baroda 25,000 Coimbatore 77,000 Patna 27,000 Kochi 81,000 Surat 28,000 Thiruvananthapuram 87,000 Mumbai 31,000 Goa 58,000 Pune 33,000 Gwalior 16,000 Kolkata 33,000 Guwahati 60,000.